After coming under fire for its treatment of released migrants, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking for help for the detained.
June 20-July 3, 2014
Pope Francis urged the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to act with courage and end what he called the "spiral of hatred and violence."
Rape is sport for some in India. The bishops' conference of India named rape "physical and emotional terrorism," but that's not enough. It's time the church speaks out against this outrage.
The cardinal said Pope Francis' "main point" in his apostolic exhortation is that “a wrong anthropology is creating this wrong distribution of wealth.”
“A zero tolerance approach must be adopted,” Pope Francis said on the airplane flying back from the Holy Land. But will the Vatican really face the crisis of clergy sexual abuse?
When developers announced that work on the Bluegrass Pipeline had been suspended, members of the Sisters of Loretto community in Marion County, Ky., saw it as a step forward. They believe their many prayers and protests played a part in the bringing about suspension. But the Loretto community has also been quick to point out that the pipeline's suspension is not a victory -- not, they say, as long as energy companies and their pipelines continue to destroy Earth elsewhere.
From Where I Stand: The topic of reform in the church is on the table again, but time will tell if we have another Council of Trent on our hands.
Young Voices: The 21st-century American girl finds herself drowning in a toxic, hypersexualized teen media culture. Too many have never been taught to swim.
The Milwaukee branch of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul wants to borrow $3.2 million for a thrift store critics say is far from those who need it most.